Man Who Was Fined for Belching Too Loudly, is Finally Vindicated!
Early last year, Edin Mehic was issued a fine for belching too loudly in Italy. The belche ciminale occurred in Vienna’s famous Prater Park, and allegedly came after a hefty kielbasa kebab with too much onion. He was fined about $75 for disturbing the peace with, what must have been, a superman-like gas release.
But, it is truly a story of he who burps last - as Edin recently recently claimed victory over this injustice. Not because the courts recognized every person's right to belch when it becomes necessary (or funny), but because he received a letter from the courts letting him off of the hook because there was "no proof" that the offending burp ever happened at all. Uhhhhhhh........
We'll call that a win for all of us that have felt the need to burp swell up (so-to-speak) inside of us and yearn for freedom. Still, mind your manners please.